Postcards from Italy

Switzerland for Art Lovers

When you think of Europe’s alpine capital, art may not be what comes to mind. Famous for its spectacular mountain scenery, placid glacial lakes, and photogenic cities and towns, Switzerland is not generally considered a destination for culture vultures. It may come as a surprise to find that there are a number of world-class museums and collections in a clutch of Swiss cities that will satisfy the most discerning art lover, and that offer a lovely break from the outdoor sports and scenery spotting for which the country is known. If you’re looking for an art interlude, here are a few museums to check out:

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What’s New in Italy for 2020: Openings, Destinations, and Trends

Last week, we took a look back at our top blog posts of 2019 to see what Italy travel topics were most interesting to our clients and readers, but now it’s time to look ahead to the coming year and the hot new openings, newly discovered destinations, and travel trends taking over the Bel Paese. Now is probably also a good time to announce our inclusion in Wendy Perrin's WOW List for 2020. The WOW List is a curated collection of the world's best travel planners and we're honored to be included.

So, if you’re planning a trip to Italy in 2020 and are looking to add something new to your itinerary, here are a few ideas for things to see and experience over the next 12 months:

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Our Top Ten Blog Posts in 2019

Happy New Year! It’s January, a month we dedicate to both looking forward at the upcoming trends and destinations for travel to Italy and Switzerland, and looking back to see what our clients especially loved during their trips over the past year.

Italy Cats(Photo by CIU Travel via Flickr)

One way we are able to keep our finger on the pulse of what clients and travelers were interested in during 2019 is by taking a look at which of our dozens of blog posts were the most read. This year we saw a few perennial favorites at the top of the list, as well as a few surprising newcomers.

Here is a quick recap of the top ten blog posts over the past 12 months so you can take a look at those you may have missed and study up for a future trip.

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